Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Gravy River Edition

Created on November 26, 2020


Marketing Specialist, Exterro

Hey, you've got enough stress around the holidays, right? If you haven't started orchestrating your e-discovery activities, you're just putting too much on your . . . ahem, plate (sorry). Quit being a turkey: Read our blog about why an orchestrated e-discovery process cuts costs, errors, and stress!And have a wonderful Thanksgiving! If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog ofE-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers... Read More

E-Discovery Day 2020 Only 1 Week Away

Created on November 25, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

E-Discovery Day has come a long way over the past five years. What started in 2015 as an opportunity for legal professionals from around the world to come together and celebrate the vital and growing role that they play in e-discovery process has grown larger and more active each year. Now in its sixth year, E-Discovery Day is ready for attendees with 27 sponsors, 16 free resources, 11 great educational webcasts, and seven other virtual events all rolled into one day: Thursday, December 3, 2020.  The 6th Annual celebration of e-discovery promises... Read More

5 E-Discovery Insights from 5 Years of Surveying Federal Judges

Created on November 24, 2020


Molly Scott This is a guest blog post from Georgetown Law's Molly Scott. Molly is the Senior Director of CLE Programming for the Department of Executive and Continuing Legal Education at Georgetown Law. A few decades ago, few lawyers would have thought that the idea of legal competency would come to include understanding and advising on technical issues surrounding the discovery of electronic information. But over the last 15 years, technological savvy has become a requirement for lawyers to truly serve their clients competently. That means understanding things like the implications of collecting... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - CPRA Edition

Created on November 19, 2020


Digital Marketing Manager

And in case you're not sure what that means, we updated our Comprehensive Guide to California Privacy Laws! Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Addressing Privacy Compliance: Operationalising Data Retention

Created on November 19, 2020


European Marketing Director

It is estimated that up to 70% of an organisation’s unstructured data is redundant, obsolete and trivial (ROT), which creates enormous risk to potential cyber threats, as well as exposure to regulations such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation for non-compliance in handling and deleting data accordingly. Unfortunately, Data Retention is No Longer Optional Recent fines for poor data retention practices – including a £275,000 fine imposed by the Information Commissioner’s Office on Doorstop Dispensaree in December 2019 – have increased awareness of the need to ensure that organisations have the... Read More

The Basics of E-Discovery Processes

Created on November 17, 2020


Senior Solutions Consultant at Exterro

What is the EDRM? (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) Whether you’re just starting to learn about e-discovery or you’re an experienced professional reviewing the fundamentals, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is a great place to start. Created in 2005 by attorney George Socha and technologist Tom Gelbmann, the EDRM is a framework that describes a process that most organizations go through around e-discovery. It explains what the steps are and how typical organizations go through those steps to fulfill their e-discovery obligations. Rather than a process itself, the EDRM describes a typical... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Manual Collection Edition

Created on November 13, 2020


Creative Manager at Exterro

Is there anything worse than manual collection?  Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More